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Dubai Holding unit to prepay $555m facility ahead of schedule
Banking & Finance»

Dubai Holding unit to prepay $555m facility ahead of schedule

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 4:26 PM

Dubai Holding Commercial Operations Group says it will make payment on May 13 from available funds

Gulf's only listed bourse sees big jump in Q1 net profit
Markets»

Gulf's only listed bourse sees big jump in Q1 net profit

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 4:15 PM

Dubai Financial Market outstrips analysts' expectations by making more than $58m in first three months

Prince Alwaleed's Four Seasons to launch private jet service
Travel & Hospitality»

Prince Alwaleed's Four Seasons to launch private jet service

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 3:14 PM

Luxury hotel operator co-owned by Saudi billionaire introduces unique experience for guests

Saudi Telecom Co said to pick banks for debut sukuk
Banking & Finance»

Saudi Telecom Co said to pick banks for debut sukuk

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 2:43 PM

Sources say Gulf's biggest telecom operator has chosen three banks to arrange the transaction

Iran president under fire over wife's 'lavish' party
Politics & Economics»

Iran president under fire over wife's 'lavish' party

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 1:48 PM

Hassan Rouhani criticised by opponents over all-female palace ball held to mark Women's Day

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Saudi commissions world's biggest desalination plant
Energy»

Saudi commissions world's biggest desalination plant

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 1:47 PM

$7.2bn project has daily production capacity of 1.025m cubic metres of desalinated water and 2,600 MW of electricity

Jumeirah Group eyes more hotels in Dubai
Travel & Hospitality»

Jumeirah Group eyes more hotels in Dubai

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 1:47 PM

Luxury hotelier says more properties are likely to be added to portfolio in run-up to World Expo 2020

Tenders being considered for Oman project hotels
Construction»

Tenders being considered for Oman project hotels

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 1:47 PM

Up to 17 contractors vying for construction deals related to Oman’s Convention and Exhibition Centre

No pork in McDonald's meals, official UAE tests confirm
Retail»

No pork in McDonald's meals, official UAE tests confirm

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 1:47 PM

Tests follow claims on social media that products imported by the fast-food giant were not halal

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Kuwait's Al Madina seeks protection as losses widen
Banking & Finance»

Kuwait's Al Madina seeks protection as losses widen

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 1:47 PM

Islamic investment firm says it is uncertain of its ability to continue as going concern

Oman gov't raises $530m from Omantel stake sale
Banking & Finance»

Oman gov't raises $530m from Omantel stake sale

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 1:46 PM

Government's holding in telecom operator will drop to 51% after offloading 19% stake

Qatar failing to protect female domestic workers, says Amnesty
Politics & Economics»

Qatar failing to protect female domestic workers, says Amnesty

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 1:46 PM

Some foreign workers subjected to appalling episodes of sexual and physical violence, work up to 100 hours per week, with no days off

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Saudi Arabia discovers 11 more cases of MERS virus
Healthcare»

Saudi Arabia discovers 11 more cases of MERS virus

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 1:46 PM

Health ministry says latest cases include first in the Muslim holy city of Makkah

Dubai's Arabtec showcases $3.8bn worth of projects
Construction»

Dubai's Arabtec showcases $3.8bn worth of projects

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:53 PM

Three developments in Abu Dhabi and two in Dubai showcased at Cityscape Abu Dhabi

6,000 female job vacancies in Makkah
Culture & Society»

6,000 female job vacancies in Makkah

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:45 PM

The announcement is part of the third phase of the kingdom’s feminisation of jobs program


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